Orange Sponge Cake (Eggless)

Posted by sharada | Friday, May 21, 2010 | | 7 comments »



Ingredients:
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  • Cake flour --> 1 & 3/4 cups
  • Sugar --> 1/2 cup
  • Orange squash --> 1/2 cup  (see notes below)
  • Pepsi/Cola --> 5 Tbsp
  • Butter --> 4 Tbsp
  • Vinegar --> 1 Tbsp  (see notes below)
  • Baking powder --> 1 tsp
  • Baking soda --> 1 tsp
  • Orange essence --> 1 tsp
  • Salt --> 1/4 tsp 
  • Chocolate chips --> 1/4 cup

Method:
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  1. Grease an 8" inch cake pan.Pre-heat the oven @ 180 degree C( 350 degree F) for 10 mins.
  2. Take a bowl mix in the dry ingredients :- cake flour,baking powder,baking soda and salt and mix thoroughly.
  3. In another bowl mix in the wet ingredients :- butter,orange juice,orange essence,pepsi or cola,vinegar.
  4. Now slowly fold in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.Take care not to overmix.
  5. Lastly add the chocolate chips to the batter.
  6. Now pour the ready cake batter into the greased pan and bake it for 40 mins @ 180 degree C ( 350 degree F).
  7. Check whether the cake is done by inserting a tooth pick.If the tooth pick comes out clean the cake is done.
Notes :
  • used store bought processed sweetened orange squash to which sugar is already added.If you are using unsweetened orange squash you may want to increase the quantity of sugar as required.
  • used sweetened  chocolate chips.
  • used apple cider vinegar.
Verdict:
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Cake was delicious,spongy and just like store bought.

7 comments

  1. shriya // May 23, 2010  

    Look sooo soft and spongy. Love the eggless orange cake.

  2. sharada // May 24, 2010  

    @ thanks shriya.

  3. Yasmeen // May 24, 2010  

    I like this citrusy,light and scrumptious cake.Thanks for your kind words ,sharada :D

  4. sharada // May 24, 2010  

    @ thanks yasmeen for visiting my space.

  5. Sushma Mallya // May 25, 2010  

    such a beautiful cake, def better than a store bought one i can say...looks yum and thanks a lot for dropping by sharada...

  6. sharada // May 25, 2010  

    @ thanks sushma

  7. shanthi // June 05, 2010  

    This is very soft and spongy.Do visit my blog when time permits.

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